October 13, 2017
In this episode, we do headlines, learn what anthropologists mean by ‘thick description,’ and talk to Robert Klitzman about his new book on the internal review boards that look at research, ‘The Ethics Police?: The Struggle to Make Human Research Safe.’ Continue reading
You’ve heard that scientists have a pretty strong consensus on the science of climate change. But did you know that social scientists have a pretty strong consensus on what to do about it? This week, we offer simple solutions to humanity’s most overwhelming problem.
Video game developers are using crude experimental psychology and behavioural economics to make simple games that get you hooked. One professor used satire to fight back, but not everyone got the joke.
Researchers, doctors, and public health advocates are up in arms about Bill C-2, aka the Respect for Communities Act, which they say is a direct attack on evidence-based harm reduction supplies and services. Continue reading